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By Mervyn Edwards

Burslem, the mum city of the potteries is documented the following utilizing evocative outdated and new photographs to checklist its humans and areas. The birthplace of Josiah Wedgwood has been domestic to the best foreign names in ceramics, from Davenport to Royal Doulton, quite a few family names whose dinner prone, tea-sets and drawing room ceramic paintings items have graced the tables of the realm s wealthy and bad alike. The Burslem Angel and the outdated fireplace Station are featured, in addition to some of the grand Victorian structures and the factories, faculties, church buildings of the realm. Many major occasions are recorded, together with the Sneyd Pit catastrophe of 1942. Compiled by means of Mervyn Edwards, this pictorial background deals a reminder of one other age and gives a precious perception into how humans lived and labored during this business community.

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